Armstrong International received the Industry Innovation Award from the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) for The Brain – Model DRV80 digital mixing valve.
Armstrong Internationalreceived the Industry Innovation Award from the
American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) forThe Brain – Model DRV80 digital mixing valve. The
award is given to companies that have developed technology solutions that have
revolutionized the plumbing industry. Armstrong received the award during
ASPE’s national convention held in Philadelphia
changed the way people think about re-circulated mixed water temperature
control,” saidPaul Knight, director of global hot water
markets for the Armstrong. “Digital technology refines water temperature
control across the entire hot water system to a level previously deemed
unattainable.” According to Knight, the ability to collect data and monitor
system performance via an integral building management system or Web interface
validates the technology.
introduced the first electronic Brain in 2005 and has since expanded its
digital technology platform. Most recently, Armstrong displayed an ASSE 1070
compliant digital hands-free six-outlet valve for lavatories and a 1016
compliant version for showers. Certification testing is in process.
Pictured here:Paul Knight(left) director
of global hot water markets for Armstrong International accepts the ASPE Industry
Innovation Award fromJulius Ballanco, outgoing president of